On This Day

August 1745 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 5 Jacobite Rising 1745: Jacobite forces capture British company of troops under Captain Scott

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 19 Jacobite Rising 1745 : Bonnie Prince Charlie, raises his standard at Glenfinnan, Scotland, igniting the second Jacobite rebellion.

Pretender to the British throne Bonnie Prince Charlie
Pretender to the British throne
Bonnie Prince Charlie

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Aug 21 Future Russian Tsar Peter III marries Ekaterina Alexeievna later Catherine II (Catherine the Great)

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
Russian Tsar
Peter the Great
Empress of Russia Catherine the Great
Empress of Russia
Catherine the Great